Monday, 8th February 2016
Indonesia Top News
  • No Indonesian among Taiwan earthquake victims so far
    15 hours ago
    A spokesman of the Indonesian foreign ministry said there was not a single Indonesian national among the victims of the 6.4 earthquake that struck Tainan, Taiwan, so far. A team of the Indonesian Trade and Economic Office ...
  • Police to guard 1,200 viharas in Chinese New Year`s eve

    6th February 2016
    Police of West Kalimantan Province is to deploy its personnel to 1,200 viharas or Buddhist temples in Pontianak to guard the Chinese New Year celebration. Within the Liong Kapuas 2016 operation, the police officers will ...

  • Satellite images show fuel trucks at N. Korea launch site

    6th February 2016
    Fuel trucks were spotted at North Koreas main satellite centre, according to a US think tank, however the group says it is unlikely Pyongyang has begun fuelling the rocket it plans to launch in the coming weeks. The ...

  • Zika found in Saliva, urine in Brazil; U.S. offers sex advice

    6th February 2016
    Authorities in Brazil said Zika has been detected in patients saliva and urine, adding to the concern over the spread of the virus, while U.S. officials offered new guidance on sex for people returning from Zika-hit ...

  • Twitter suspends 125,000 terrorism-related accounts

    6th February 2016
    Twitter said it has suspended 125,000 accounts primarily related to the terrorist group known as Islamic State (IS) since the middle of 2015. The social media network, based in this U.S. west coast city with more than 500 ...

  • Solar eclipse to attract tourists to Bangka Island

    6th February 2016
    Bangka Island in the Indonesian province of Bangka-Belitung (Babel) is gearing up for a total solar eclipse that will attract a large number of domestic and foreign tourists. Both local and foreign tourists are keen to ...

  • "No sign of life" in 3 people pulled form collapsed Taiwan building

    6th February 2016
    There was no sign of life in two people taken to a Taiwan hospital from a 17-story collapsed building on Saturday after a strong earthquake rocked the region, Taiwan television ETtoday reported. Another television station ...

  • Idea to stop Premium sale in Jakarta needs discussions

    6th February 2016
    The idea of Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) to stop the sale of Premium gasoline in Jakarta has triggered public responses as it was seen as lacking grounds and is ineffective. The Jakarta governor has raised ...

  • Indonesia to host 30th IAPH World Ports Conference 2017

    5th February 2016
    Indonesia will host the 30th World Ports Conference of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) in 2017, the spokesperson of the state port operator PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Pelindo) III Edi Prayitno noted here ...

  • President to consider participating interest from Masela Block: Lebu Raya

    5th February 2016
    East Nusa Tenggara Governor Frans Lebu Raya said President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will consider the participating interest (PI) from the Abadi gas drilling site in Masela block. "Ive talked directly with the President ...